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The arc of the moral universe is long,
but it bends toward justice.

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.

— Martin Luther King Jr.

Raul Torrez

Raúl Torrez
New Mexico Attorney General

In The News


The New Mexico Department of Justice is committed to combatting the threats that children face online and is taking a proactive approach to hold tech giants accountable for child safety.

Attorney General Raúl Torrez is making strides to protect women's rights to reproductive healthcare, recently arguing in front of the New Mexico Supreme Court to ensure reproductive choice for all New Mexicans.

Attorney General Raúl Torrez has spearheaded an initiative to ensure public access to rivers and streams, standing up against property owners who are unlawfully obstructing vital waterways.

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples (MMIP) Portal for New Mexico is a dedicated online resource designed to address the challenge affecting Indigenous communities throughout the state.

What We Do

The New Mexico Department of Justice works to protect the rights of New Mexicans. Our mission is to help transform New Mexico into one of the safest, healthiest and most prosperous places in the world.
The image is the New Mexico Department of Justice primary seal. This seal is framed with gold gradient rope and a slim gold bar followed by a thicker dark blue circular bar that has white text that reads, "State of New Mexico" at the bottom and "Department of Justice" at the top. At the center of the seal is a gradient circle with a dark blue roman-inspired Pillar in the shape of New Mexico.

Request for Proposals – Civil Rights Legal Services

Our office is soliciting proposals for the procurement of outside legal services to meet the NMDOJ’s broad range of affirmative, defensive, and policy-based civil rights legal needs. Proposals are due by April 29, 2024. View the full Request for Proposals here.